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Review: Canon PowerShot Zoom

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Chris at DPReviewTV has completed his review of the Canon PowerShot Zoom, a unique camera (or “device” as Chris calls it). This camera is shaped like a monocular and has 35mm equivalent focal lengths of 100mm or 400mm lens, but nothing in between. You can also go into a digital zoom mode and bring the reach to 800mm.

This looks like a cool gadget to pair with a smartphone or to use as a viewing too instead of binoculars or dedicated monoculars.

There is some good and bad with the PowerShot Zoom, so check out the full review above.

swblackwood

I'm New Here
Aug 28, 2016
10
6
I and embarrassed to admit I bought this on impulse and sorry I did. Only useful, if that is even an appropriate word for it, in really bright conditions. I do have it in my coast pocket for any bird opportunities on our daily walks but I am yet to use it.
 

Mt Spokane Photography

I post too Much on Here!!
CR Pro
Mar 25, 2011
16,601
1,564
I preordered one. While the IQ was as expected for the price, my issue was that my large hands had a difficult time holding it. It just kept slipping out of them. I never dropped it, but I felt uncomfortable and decided I'd never use it. I sent it back after a week or two.

The tiny sensor did require that the scene be bright to reduce noise. I now have a Galaxy S21 Ultra. I'd say its good at 10X. At 100X, its not much use.